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Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2012
FIDM Debut 2012

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising students reveal their fresh looks on the runway.

Peek into the future of fashion as top graduating students from Fashion Institiute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles debut their 2012 Collections.


FIDM Debut 2012

Yadimar ChavezYadimar Chavez

Chavez’s collection reflects his interest in disparate subjects. A fan of artists Francisco Goya and Caravaggio, Chavez has created a rustic and masculine collection for young men.

Yadimar Chavez Photo Gallery »



Joshua ChristensenJoshua Christensen

From Snohomish, Wash., Christensen provides a look into what he sees as the future of men’s fashion and the next “golden age” of man.

Joshua Christensen Photo Gallery »



Alicia CzerwiecAlicia Czerwiec

Czerwiec was born and raised in Seattle, Wash. The textures, lines, and multi-dimensional facets of the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière in Lyon, France, inspired her collection

Alicia Czerwiec Photo Gallery »



Randy Lee DonatoRandy Lee Donato

Donato was born in Manila, Philippines, and grew up in Las Vegas. His collection was inspired by the story of Joan of Arc and her journey from warrior to saint.

Randy Lee Donato Photo Gallery »



Chelsea DowellChelsea Dowell

Granted her fashion knitwear design diploma from FIDM prior to enrolling in advanced fashion design, Dowell presents a collection that is entirely knitwear.

Chelsea Dowell Photo Gallery »



Jessica DunnJessica Dunn

Dunn, who wanted to be an attorney before turning to fashion design, is presenting her first collection. Inspired by smoke and shadows.

Jessica Dunn Photo Gallery »



Tracy MooreTracy Moore

Inspired by the Los Angeles underground illustrator/artist scene of the 1980s, Moore has created a women’s wear collection of mostly suiting separates.

Tracy Moore Photo Gallery »



Alejandro OrtegaAlejandro Ortega

Hailing from Morelia, Michoacá, Mexico, Ortega was influenced by the Mayan culture’s concepts of power, balance, and harmony for his collection.

Alejandro Ortega Photo Gallery »



Michael PinpinMichael Pinpin

Los Angeles native Michael Pinpin began the odyssey of inspiration for his women’s wear collection when he reviewed the FIDM Museum Collection of historical men’s formalwear.

Michael Pinpin Photo Gallery »



Ralph PradoRalph Prado

Prado, born in Baguio City, Philippines, presents a collection that is a nod to the evolution and saturation of technology in today’s world.

Ralph Prado Photo Gallery »